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Director, Labor Relations and Compliance-358

San Bernardino Community College District
San Bernardino, CA
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Director, Labor Relations and Compliance-358

San Bernardino Community College District

Full-Time/Part Time

Job Description
Under general direction of the appropriate Administrator, the Labor Relations and Compliance Director performs advanced, professional labor relations work, labor relations research and analysis; prepares and presents grievance and interest arbitration cases; helps assure District compliance with labor relations contractual agreements, Education Code, and applicable Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, and codes: and serves as chief negotiator with assigned bargaining units. This position also plans, organizes, and coordinates a comprehensive health and safety, and risk management program to ensure that the staff, students, public, and the District's assets are adequately and appropriately protected

1.Directs, personally develops and prepares the District's bargaining position for labor negotiations; secures input from the Board of Trustees, tile Chancellor and administrative staff
2.Oversee, develops, organizes, coordinates, and evaluates comprehensive health and safety, and risk management programs
3.In collaboration with the Business Services office manages the Districts insurance programs, including but not limited to, the following: Health, student accident insurance and all other coverage as needed
4.Participates in the selection of labor bargaining teams: ensures that affected constituents are involved and informed about the status of the bargaining process; establishes procedures and communication channels between the bargaining team, the Executive Administration, Board of Trustees, and all other appropriate parties
5.Oversees District safety training and mandated training programs in compliance with local, state, and federal laws
6.Directs Human Resources staff on processes workers' compensation claims; coordinates and participates in the interactive process; assists campuses in accommodating injured workers; oversees ergonomic requests and studies
7.Reviews, revises, updates, and maintains safety record keeping methods and systems with a focus on computerization of records, confidentiality and efficient access to records. Develops individual department-specific safety record keeping systems when necessary, and instructs department personnel in their use. Develops web-based communications systems for dissemination of health and safety information
8.Assist Administration in developing an overall theme and strategy for bargaining; works with bargaining team to create solid arguments and strategies that permit implementation of a coherent plan at the table; analyzes trends and best practices to support successful negotiations
9.Writes, interprets and researches contract language to achieve the goals set by the district; upon receipt of counterproposals, identifies possible alternative compromise solutions that will likely achieve a deal
10.Develops labor contract costing models to accurately cost out district and union proposals
11.Serves as the lead negotiator for tile District at tile bargaining table; must be able to handle stress and intense discussion of ideas
12.Consults with district leadership in the administration of recently-agreed upon memoranda of understanding (MOUs); advises district management and staff regarding consistent, equitable interpretation and application of MOUs
13.Reviews and develops responses to grievances appealed to the district; investigates and coordinates responses to informal and formal unfair labor practice charges filed by employee organizations against the district
14.Assists the district in development of ongoing labor relations policies and strategies
15.Serves as ongoing liaison between the district, the Human Resources Division and Chancellor's Office on all matters concerning labor-management relations, including statewide labor relations policies and initiatives
16.Provides direction, training, and work review to HR Analysts supporting Chief Negotiator; supervises, organizes and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work
17.Provides input into selection, evaluation, discipline, and other personnel matters
18.Provides consultation on organizational development issues and develops short- and long-range organizational development plans
19.Develops and implements specialized labor relations policies, procedures, projects, and programs
20.Reviews legislation for impact on labor relations programs
21.Responds to sensitive or complex inquiries from the staff, the district, and management relating to human resources matters, and resolves problems or issues arising from such inquiries
22.Conduct and oversee internal investigations related to labor relations

Education and Experience:
  • Master's Degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university with major course work in industrial relations, personnel administration, or other closely related field and five years of professional experience negotiating labor agreements between management and employee organizations
  • A Bachelor's Degree and seven year of direct professional experience in negotiations and labor relations can be used in lieu of the Master's Degree
    Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
    Possession of a directly related post-graduate degree may be substituted for one of the three years of required experience

    Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Graduate Level coursework in legal writing, policy analysis and research
  • Experience working in Higher Education or K-12 system

    Special Instructions:
    All interested parties must apply through the website and submit ALL of the following documents to be a considered qualified applicant:
    1. Completed San Bernardino Community College District online Application
  • Do not state "see resume" on the application form
  • Determination of applicants meeting minimum requirements will be based upon information provided in the SBCCD application
  • Resumes will be reviewed by the committee only after information satisfying minimum requirements have been listed in the SBCCD application
  • Paper applications will not be accepted
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted
    2. A resume summarizing your educational and professional experience
    3. A cover letter explaining how your experience and background demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements for the position stated in the posting
    4. Unofficial Transcripts that show you meet the minimum educational requirement(s) for the position
  • Transcripts and documents must be legible
  • Only transcripts showing that the minimum requirement is met will be accepted
  • Copies of diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • Transcripts must be from a US accredited institution
  • Transcripts from outside the US must include an official evaluation for equivalency
  • Official Transcripts will be required upon hire
    Applications that do not include all of these documents attached will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered

    Knowledge of:
  • Collective bargaining process in the public sectors
  • Collective bargaining principles, including recognition of exclusive bargaining representatives, management rights, scope of bargaining, and unfair labor practices
  • California labor laws, rules and regulations
  • California Education Code
  • Principles, practices, methods and techniques of training
  • Methods and techniques of accident reporting and investigations
  • Negotiation principles, including negotiations preparation, trust building, effective listening, understanding settlement ranges and best alternatives to a negotiated agreement (e.g. impasse procedures)
  • Grievance and arbitration procedures in Public Education
  • The operation of personal computers and the u se of specified computer applications, such as word processing and spread sheets
  • Principles and techniques of preparing effective oral presentations
    Ability to:
  • Act effectively as Chief Negotiator of management team in contract negotiations
  • Interpret and apply labor laws and provisions of memoranda of understanding
  • Obtain, analyze, and evaluate data involving labor relations, salary administration, and fringe benefits
  • Interact with high level management and translate expressed management desires into comprehensive employer bargaining proposals
  • Communicate effectively with representatives of employee organizations
  • Use good judgment and make sound decisions in situations involving time pressures and emotional stress
  • Prioritize, and coordinate multiple work activities and meet critical deadlines

    Salary range of $117,159.63 to $153,694.84 per year for 12 months of service, plus family medical, dental, and vision coverage and employee life insurance coverage (employee contribution variable depending on plan selected). CalPERS retirement (employee contribution dependent on current membership status). Employee accrues 24 days of paid vacation and 12 days of paid sick leave per year. Stipend for conferred doctorate. Employee and dependent tuition reimbursement programs available

    Closing Date
    Jul 25, 2018

    Posting Number: 358

    To apply, visit: https://www.sbccdjobs.com/

    The San Bernardino Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled

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